#HearingFactFriday: The odds of having hearing loss increase with age

Here’s a fact that should surprise no one: the older you get the more likely you are to become hard of hearing. It doesn’t surprise this writer. As I age, lots of physical things are becoming more challenging, like seeing, running between softball bases, and simply waking up in the morning without having some unexplained ache that wasn’t there when I went to bed.

Age-related hearing loss — scientifically known as Presbycusis — is the most common type of hearing loss, which, itself, is the third most common physical condition affecting humans. 

Today’s fact gives a clue as to why.

Fortunately, just as glasses can help with vision issues and analgesics can help with aches, hearing aids are proven to help with hearing loss. Find out for yourself by calling 1-888-908-1845 or clicking here — and see 50 benefits of treating hearing loss by downloading our free eBook.

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By Starkey Hearing